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Dec 23, 2011 6:00pm EST
has bloodied much of syria came home to the capital today. two bombs erupted in damascus, killing nearly four dozen people and wounding more than 150. we begin with a report narrated by inigo gilmore of independent television news. >> reporter: one of the bomb blasts left this huge crater in the ground. the tangled bodies of the dead were ferried away on stretchers, a doubly whammy in the heart of the capital damascus. the targets-- two buildings belonging to syria's security forces. >> ( translated ): i heard the explosion and saw many body parts. there were dead bodies all over the place. bodies of women and children in their cars. >> reporter: the attacks were carried out by suicide bombers driving vehicles packed with explosives. at least that's what the government claims. >> ( translated ): even before >> reporter: even before the dust had settled, syria's state media seized on the attacks, saying they were further evidence of a threat from foreign linked armed gangs. within minutes, state tv were saying terrorists linked to al qaeda were responsible. at the bombing sites, he
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
gets inside syria and speaks to a growing army fighting for freedom. that's tonight on the cbs evening news. >> thanks, scott. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,, stir we could be in store for a wet night bob has the updated first warning weather forecast. >>> late, late wednesday night. it's going to start mild as it is. it will be turning colder during the afternoon. temperatures dropping back into the 40s late tomorrow night, getting bag into the mid- to upper 30s. then we could see a transition to wet snow around the region. most of us, as we said, in the area. 48 on friday. chilly for the weekends. but sunshine. 42. and 44 on sunday. good football weather this weekend. >> let's hope for good football. >>> can the ravens count on their kicker to win a close game? >> some fans say they are losing confidence. mark has the latest next in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> oh, boy, the colts are coming to town. marx is here with the sports report. >> kicker matt stover. with him gone, we'll see how this goes. ravens, heavy fav
Dec 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
scott pelley. and a rare look from inside syria as victims of the regime's brutal crack down speak out to the news. we hope to >> pelley: tonight, what the dictator doesn't want you to s see. clarissa ward gives us a rare first-hand look at the revolution aimed at syria's bashar al assad. the protesters have a message for him. >> leave now. you've got enough of our blood. >> pelley: the postmaster general delivers a bundle of bad news. nancy cordes reports it includes slower mail and thousands of jobs lost. a woman is raped and then forced to marry her attacker. mandy clark on a case raising calls for justice. and byron pitts with the story of the u.s. versus haiti. opponents on the soccer field with an astounding bond of brotherhood. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. their voices are not heard; their funerals are not seen. a revolution is under way to end one of the world's
Dec 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
jerry sandusky has been arrested again on 12 new charges. inside syria-- charissa ward takes us to an underground hospital where rebels, wounded by assad's army, are treated in secret. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. no white house has ever overruled a safety recommendation we the foo food d drug administration but it happened today. the question was whether the morning after pill, an emergency contraceptive, should be available over the counter to girls 16 and under. today, the f.d.a. was ready to say yes but the president's secretary of health and human services said no.
Dec 21, 2011 6:00pm EST
president biden called maliki and urged him to resolve the crisis. in syria, dissidents reported government forces killed more than 100 people on tuesday in an organized massacre. the activists said a village in idlib province was surrounded and then blasted by rockets, tank shells, bombs and gunfire. and more scenes of violence unfolded elsewhere. amateur video showed a man hit by random sniper fire while driving his car in homs. and pro-government gunmen patrolled neighborhoods around damascus. five nato troops-- all of them polish-- were killed in a roadside bombing in afghanistan today. the soldiers were in a convoy headed to a meeting in eastern ghazni province when the bomb went off. it was the deadliest single attack ever involving poland's 2,600 troops in afghanistan. eight u.s. army soldiers have been charged in the apparent suicide of a fellow soldier in afghanistan. private danny chen was found dead in a guard tower in october. the army said it appeared he shot himself. the charges announced today ranged from dereliction of duty to negligent homicide and involuntary ma
Dec 19, 2011 6:00pm EST
, part of an effort to stop mounting bloodshed. officials from syria and the arab league took part in a ceremony today in cairo, egypt. it lets observers in for one month, with the option of extending that stay. in damascus, the syrian foreign minister insisted the regime is serious and not just stalling for time. >> we would not have signed the protocol unless our amendments on it had been adopted no matter what the circumstances were. but after applying those amendments and since we are seeking a political solution to this crisis as soon as possible, along with their partnership, i can now say that the signing of the protocol is the beginning of cooperation between us and the arab league. >> sreenivasan: the announcement came on a day when activists said up to 70 soldiers were gunned down by government troops as they tried to desert near the turkish border. at least 30 other people died in attacks elsewhere. it continued a wave of street violence that churned over the weekend. protest leaders said at least 21 people were killed on sunday as troops and rebels fought each other in nor
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